“...we have some history together that hasn’t happened yet.”
― Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
YES! OBAMA WINS!
Barack Obama wins the presidential election with 349 electoral votes to John McCain's 147. Obama becomes the 44th president of the United States of America in the largest voter turnout in 90 years--since women got the vote.
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert announce the historic news.
Juan Williams describes the road leading to the first black president in America's history, and gets a little choked up.